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  • 30 January 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    On January 21st, the Dutch Minister of Defence, Mrs Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, visited Damen Shipyards Gorinchem. She was received by Mr Kommer Damen (Chairman of the Board, Mr Arnout Damen (COO) and Mr Hein van Ameijden (MD of Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding), who gave her a guided tour. Afterwards, they discussed the cooperation with the Dutch […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The International Organisation for Migration has contracted Dutch shipbuilder Damen to supply six Search and Rescue (SAR) vessels with a delivery date set for 2017. The boats are being financed by the European Union and will be operated by the Turkish Coastguard (TURCG), to support the refugees and migrants rescue operations. Based on the Damen SAR 1906, the vessels will […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Industry news

    Astilleros Navales Ecuatorianos EP has recently awarded Damen Shipyards Group the contract for a fourth Patrol Vessel of the Damen Stan Patrol 2606 type. This contract represents the last of this SPa 2606 series for the Ecuadorian Coastguard to be built locally.   In Guayaquil, Damen will deliver the detailed engineering of the vessel together […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Damen has recently signed a contract with Astilleros Navales Ecuatorianos (Astinave) to construct two Damen SPa’s 5009 for the Ecuadorian Coastguard.   The Ecuadorian shipyard will build both vessels locally with Damen Technical Cooperation, which is Damen’s method of ‘building on site’. Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) will supply Astinave with prefabricated kits to build both […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Vessels

    Mexican Navy’s POLA-class ARM Reformador, the Mexican equivalent of Damen’s SIGMA Frigate 10514, has completed sea trials, Dutch shipbuilding group Damen said. The program of sea trials included testing of platform and combat systems in addition to training of Mexican Navy crews. Damen said that the completion of these sea trials indicates how the project […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Industry news

    Arnout Damen, COO of Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened a new office in Norwegian Stavanger. When asked why Dutch headquartered Damen Shipyards sets up an advanced base in Stavanger, its new Sales Manager Remko Hottentot said: “It is the European Oil & Gas capital and the place the ONS Exhibition and conferences are held. Stavanger […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen a contract for two new Stan Patrol 4207 offshore patrol vessels, the company announced on Wednesday. Representing a renewal of their fleet, the new vessels will replace the Jamaican Coast Guard’s three County-class offshore patrol vessels, the HMJS Cornwall, HMJS Middlesex and HMJS Surrey. Because the […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The 60-meter Royal Bahamas Defence Force Corvette HMBS Nassau (P-61) has arrived at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the Netherlands for an extensive refit. According to the Dutch company, the 17-year old vessel will receive an overhaul that comprises full systems and instrumentation replacement. Additional work also includes steelwork, repainting and full replacement of the vessel […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities

    The Royal Moroccan Navy’s high-tech frigate Tarik Ben Ziyad has returned to the Damen Shipyards Group for its first routine dry-docking after three years of operation. The SIGMA multi-mission frigate 10513 – built at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in the Netherlands – arrived at Damen Shiprepair Brest in France on 24 October for a […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    Damen Shipyards Group has been contracted by the Defence Material Organisation of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) and by the Swedish Forsvarets Materielverk (FMV) for the delivery of five Harbour and Seagoing tugs.   Damen’s ASD Tug 2810 Hybrid design has been selected for the Royal Netherlands Navy and another fit-for-purpose design, the ice-classed ASD […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The first Damen Stan Patrol 3007 has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting. The vessel is one of nine that the Royal Bahamas Defence Force has ordered from Damen Shipyards. The order features four Stan Patrol 4207 vessels, one RoRo 5612 and a further three Stan Patrol 3007 vessels. Damen has […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has received an order for six patrol vessels from the Dutch Police. As informed, all six ships will be built at Damen’s headquarters in Gorinchem in the Netherlands and are due for delivery between 2019 and 2021. Intended for Zeehavenpolitie and Landelijke Eenheid units, three of the newbuilds are seagoing — the Stan […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Industry news

    An 11-vessel order for DMS Maritime Pty Limited culminated recently with a Rescue Gear Ship 9316, which will be used to support the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine fleet. Damen Shipyards and DMS Maritime signed the contract for the RGS 9316 on November 16 in Sydney, Australia. The vessel will be built at a Damen yard […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Vessels

    Nigerian private security company Homeland Integrated Offshore Services has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for the sixth Damen 3307 patrol vessel. The vessel named, Guardian 6, will join its sister vessels in the Gulf of Guinea providing security services to oil majors operating in the region. It will perform roles such as deterring […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian navigation system manufacturer OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) announced it has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) for the Project BIRO vessels being built for the South African Navy. Under the announced contract, the three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPV) will receive OSI’s integrated navigation & tactical system (INTS), tactical asset control […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Industry news

    As part of an agreement between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two SAR 1906 vessels to the Turkish Coast Guard. The two vessels – the first to be delivered in what is a six-vessel contract – will be mobilised in refugee and migrant rescue operations. […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited, an oil company security services provider, has ordered two more FCS 3307 vessels to be built by Damen. According to the contract, the Damen Group is taking care of delivery and crew training, as well as the design and build. Damen’s Local Service Hub in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, will ensure that […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Mexican Navy has awarded Damen, a Dutch shipbuilder, a contract for further three Ténochtitlan class patrol vessels. The 42-metre patrol vessels are in addition to the Navy’s existing fleet of patrol vessels. All ships will be of the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 design. According to Damen, the three SPa 4207 vessels will be built by the Mexican Navy […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Mexican Navy and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed another contract for a license, material package and technical assistance of a Damen Stan Patrol 4207. The agreement also includes crew training in the Netherlands.   This contract, the sixth patrol vessel of the Tenochtitlan class, underlines the excellent ongoing relationship between the Mexican Navy […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In August 2014 the Mexican Navy (Secretaría de Marina in Spanish) and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed contracts for the delivery of the design, material package, technical assistance and training for two vessels that will be built by the Mexican Navy, using the Damen Technical Cooperation programme, which enables customers to build their vessel […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Industry news

    Recently the second of a series of four Damen Stan Patrol Vessels 4207, going by the name of ‘Oriku’, has been finalized in the Pashaliman Shipyard in Vlorë (Albania) and delivered to the Albanian Coast Guard. The third Stan Patrol Vessel (SPa), called ‘Lisus’, is presently under construction. The Spa’s were ordered by the Albanian […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has received a contract to deliver nine Damen SAR 1906 search and rescue boats for the Turkish Coast Guard Command. Financed by the European Union, the contract was signed at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) offices in Ankara, Turkey. The 19-meter boats are the second batch of boats ordered after the […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Damen Shipyards Group unveiled their new rigid hull inflatable boat, the RHIB 1050, at this year’s Europort event in Rotterdam. The 10.5 x 3.35-metre multi-mission vessel can serve as an independent platform or as support for a larger patrol vessel. The RHIB 1050 was developed at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld. Roel Foolen, newbuild project manager at […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy’s two new dredgers have been flagged and entered into service, Dutch shipbuilder Damen said. Among them is the Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). As informed, the dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects in the Gulf of Mexico, the first project being the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Industry news

    Dignitaries from the Ministry of Defence of Oman joined senior Damen management at a ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, Vlissingen on May 8th to mark the naming of the Royal Navy of Oman’s new flagship, the Sail Training Clipper Shabab Oman II.   The 87m long steel-hulled vessel is a three-mast, full square rigger […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has recently won the contract for the life-prolonging maintenance and refit project of the Royal Netherlands Navy torpedo ship Zr Ms Mercuur. The ship, originally built at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in 1987, will be refitted in order to make her suitable for a range of new tasks and assignments. The […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases. The contract has been placed with Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. In announcing the contract, the […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    Following a 4-year acquisition programme, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has agreed to purchase twelve vessels for the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force from Damen Shipyards. The Signing Ceremony, which took place at the Ministry of National Security, Temple Court 1 Building, was attended by Permanent Secretary Carl A. Francis on behalf of the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Industry news

    On the 18th of March 2014 Damen signed contracts with the Government of the Bahamas – Ministry of National Security on behalf of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) for a package of four (4) DAMEN Stan Patrol 4207, four (4) DAMEN Stan Patrol 3007 and one (1) DAMEN RoRo 5612.   Furthermore, in cooperation […]